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Shoshana Zuboff, A Virtual Fireside Chat

April 15, 2021 | 7:00

The Price of Privacy: The Unprecedented Use of Personal Data in the 21st Century

The James Jacobs Civic Engagement Project presents Shoshana Zuboff

As we attempt to grasp the consequences of our digital era, SHOSHANA ZUBOFF’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism is “an epoch-defining international bestseller” (Guardian) that “shines a searing light on how this latest revolution is transforming our economy, politics, society—and lives” (Financial Times). In talks drawing from her landmark book—named one of TIME’s 100 Must-Read Books of 2019, and one of The New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2019—she outlines the cost of putting a price on private data, and urges leaders to pay attention, resist habituation, and come up with novel responses to a new era.

This presentation will be presented via ZoomOnce registered, participants will receive a link to the Zoom presentation. Participants can submit questions for consideration in advance of the presentation by emailing with Shoshana Zuboff in the subject line of the email. Questions will not be accepted during the presentation.

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The James Jacobs Civic Engagement Project was created to bring nationally recognized experts to Macomb County in an effort to create thoughtful dialogue around issues of vital importance to the region.


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